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Tungsten Lamp with Reflective Coating

Tungsten Lamp with Reflective Coating

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Description (Brief)
GE tungsten lamp tested by the Department of Energy. An infrared-reflecting coat raised the filament temperature.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1985
maker
General Electric Company
Physical Description
glass (part material)
tungsten (part material)
aluminium (part material)
Measurements
overall: 5 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
1992.0466.02
catalog number
1992.0466.02
accession number
1992.0466
Credit Line
from the United States Department of Energy, thru Dr. Lee Anderson
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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